Easter Dates 2012
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Easter is a moveable feast with the date being set each year from the luni-solar calendar. As such Easter can fall anywhere between late March and late April (western christianity). Or between early April and early May for eastern (orthodox) christianity.
A number of other important christian festivals also set their date by Easter and as such they are also different each year (depending on the date of Easter Sunday).
2012 Easter Dates (Western Christianity)
Ash Wednesday 2012 is Wednesday 22 February
Palm Sunday 2012 is Sunday 1 April
Maundy Thursday 2012 is Thursday 5 April
Good Friday 2012 is Friday 6 April
Holy Saturday 2012 is Saturday 7 April
Easter Sunday 2012 is Sunday 8 April
Easter Monday 2012 is Monday 9 April
Ascension 2012 is 17 May
Pentecost 2012 is 27 May
2012 Easter Dates (Orthodox Christianity)
Clean Monday 2012 is Monday 27 February
Lazarus Saturday 2012 is Saturday 7 April
Palm Sunday 2012 is Sunday 8 April
Holy Friday 2012 is Friday 13 April
Pascha 2012 (Easter Sunday) is Sunday 15 April
Ascension 2012 is 24 May
Pentecost 2012 is 3 June
More information about how Easter dates are calculated.